Jobs/Tactical Data Link (TDL) Subject Matter Experts


Tactical Data Link (TDL) Subject Matter Experts



Agency / Department

Department of Defence

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$100 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


Defence (Joint Capabilities Group) is seeking Industry supplementation for up to five full time equivalent personnel to perform duties as Tactical Data Link Subject Matter Experts in the delivery of the JC4 Program. These personnel will use their skills, knowledge and experience to develop products that will contribute to the development, operation, management (including change management), evaluation, planning and/or sustainment of the Joint Data Network Capability (current and future) under the JC4 Program


The JDN comprises a wide array of fixed, remote and deployable elements across the Australian Defence Organisation, and employs a variety of tactical networking technology solutions spanning a diverse number of equipment types. Defence’s ideal candidate is someone who has current experience in the acquisition, design, operation and/or management of tactical data link technologies or a candidate that has demonstrable experience in the acquisition, design, operation and/or management of information exchange technologies and an ability to quickly learn tactical data link technologies.

Essential Criteria

  • Recent exposure to Joint Command and Control / Joint Command, Control, Communications and Computers decision-making and/or situational awareness tools.
  • Recent TDL experience.
  • Recent Common Tactical/Operating Picture experience.
  • Operational communications experience.

Desired Criteria

Knowledge of Near Future Technologies

Security Clearance

Must have baseline clearance with the ability to obtain NV1


One x 12 month extension option 

**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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